CBM Personal Assistant Jobs in Kenya

CBM Personal Assistant Jobs in Kenya


  • CBM is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the world.

  • CBM addresses disability as a cause and consequence of poverty, and works in partnership to create an inclusive society for all.

    Overall Mission

  • The job holder will provide administrative, secretarial and communication services on behalf of the CBM Regional Hub Director (RD).

    Main Tasks

  • Proactively organize and maintain the Regional Director’s diary;

  • Ensure smooth execution of Regional Director initiated external events through planning, logistics, and preparation of background materials;

  • Assist in coordinating and organizing internal and external meetings on behalf of the RD;

  • Preparation of travel and accommodation arrangements, manage travel expenses for the RD;

  • Compiling and preparing reports, presentations, minutes and other correspondences as requested;

  • Monitoring and follow-up of processes, projects and activities related to work packages as assigned;

  • Advice the RD of matters requiring personal attention, with associated deadlines;

  • Managing routine correspondence on behalf of the RD; dealing with matters requiring attention, or refer them to the appropriate person in the absence of the RD;

  • Liaise with the communications team to ensure RDs active engagement in social media, documentation of important meetings and events (photos), and sharing of important calendar events

  • Operate communication software in conference rooms, and host conference and video calls effectively

  • Filing and record keeping;

  • Pre-Requisites

    Education, Knowledge & Professional Experience:

  • Relevant university degree in social sciences, project management business administration, or related field;

  • Professional experience of 5 years in a similar role;

  • Fast and accurate minute taking skills, shorthand skills preferable;

  • Discretion and confidentiality;

  • Ability to prioritize work and
    meet deadlines;

  • Mature, dependable self-starter who follows through on tasks;

  • Excellent written and oral communication in English;

  • Ability to communicate effectively at various levels within the organization;

  • Proven good organizational and coordination skills;

  • A high level of autonomy and flexibility;

  • Ability to work diplomatically and with sensitivity with individuals from a variety of cultures, professions and personal backgrounds;

  • Advantage of lived experience with disability;

  • Willingness to adhere and commit to CBM’s Values and Safeguarding Policy

    How to Apply

  • Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit via e-mail, a letter of motivation, stating why he/she wishes to work for CBM, CV, three professional references and salary expectations to recruit.nairobi@cbm.org.

  • Application deadline: 15th October 2020

  • The future job holder will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy.

  • CBM encourages persons with disabilities who meet the qualifications to apply for this position. For further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please visit our Resources & Publications section at http://www.cbm.org

  • This position is a national and subject to local employment and immigration laws. The job will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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